Learning about home solar energy from people that already have an installed system is one of the best ways to see if it is something that you would like to do. The type and manufacturer of the solar panels, how they are installed , wired and maintained are all important aspects of the performance of the home solar system.
Here is a video from a home solar owner showing the impact of snow on their system and the effect on the generated power by cleaning one panel at time. A great example of scaling a solar energy pv system by simply cleaning snow.
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About Gordon Smith Gordon's expertise in the area of industrial energy efficiency and alternative energy. He is an experienced electrical engineer with a Masters degree in Alternative Energy technology. He is the co-founder of several renewable energy media sites including Solar Thermal Magazine.